Head of Chivenor Primary School, Birmingham

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Chivenor Primary SchoolBirmingham

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an inspiring and visionary leader who has the determination to ensure that our pupils are given the best possible educational opportunities. As a member of the Griffin Schools Trust our three pillars of Proud Traditions, Wide Horizons and High Achievement are at the heart of everything that we do at Chivenor. Our school is in the heart of the Castle Vale community where we have a dedicated team of professionals and strong local links. We welcome visits to the school and our school website is at http://www.chivenor-gst.org/

Candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities) along with a supporting statement which fully addresses the competencies outlined in the role description and person specification.

We are keen to know specific things about you as the potential Head of Chivenor so we ask you to include the three elements below in your supporting statement:

1. No more than 600 words on your personal track record in school improvement.

2. No more than 300 words on how your leadership style fits with the Trust’s aims and values.

3. No more than 800 words on the agenda as you see it for Chivenor to become ‘great’ and how you would lead that as its next Head.

Please also include in your application the names, email addresses and direct phone numbers of two professional referees, making clear in what capacity they know you.

Completed applications should be addressed to Anne Powell CEO and sent to michelle.hall@griffinschoolstrust.org. 

The deadline for applications is 1600hrs on Monday 16th October 2017. 

Visits to Chivenor are welcome. 

The longlist of candidates will be determined by 17th October and longlisted candidates will be invited for a primary interview at Chivenor on 18th October.

The shortlist of candidates will be selected after the primary interview and successful candidates will be invited to the Trust HQ for a second interview on 20th October.

Griffin Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

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More about Chivenor Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 675 9833
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